Dell expands infrastructure capabilities
21 November 2012
Dell has acquired infrastructure automation company Gale Technologies.
As part of this, Dell is expanding its recently launched Active System Manager tool for infrastructure administrative management tasks.
Gale Technologies provides an intuitive, flexible and comprehensive foundation for application, virtual desktop infrastructure and private cloud deployments
Dell This will include a new, complementary product based on Gale Technologies technology.
This new product will provide customers with an IaaS platform for end-to-end automation and orchestration of application, virtual desktop infrastructure and private cloud deployments using Microsoft Hyper-V and other virtualisation technologies.
It will be available on Dell’s current vStart models and the new Active System 800 early next year.
“Today, enterprises need solutions that enable operational benefits of speed, efficiency, and flexibility in the allocation and use of resources,” said Marius Haas, president, Dell Enterprise Solutions Group. “Gale Technologies integrates well with our Active Infrastructure family, and provides an intuitive, flexible and comprehensive foundation for application, virtual desktop infrastructure and private cloud deployments for our customers.”
Dell has also announced the formation of its Enterprise Systems and Solutions organisation focused on the delivery of converged and enterprise workload topologies and solutions in alignment with Dell’s Enterprise vision.
This new organisation will be led by vice president and general manager Dario Zamarian, who previously headed Dell’s Networking business as vice president and general manager.
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